The dynamism of a board is integral to nonprofit success, but the fact is that boards are comprised of people, and people bring a wide variety of strengths, backgrounds and interests to the table.
Ideally, that strength for some or all of the members will include fundraising, but the plain fact is that it is possible to have a board that does not have fundraising as its core strength.
In his book “The Nonprofit Fundraising Solution” Laurence A. Pagnoni suggested several actions that can be taken to shore up this important area. Here they are, in their preferred order of execution:
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